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The Mystery of the Stolen Bike #8 (Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Books) Paperback – August 1, 1998


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 6 - 9 years
  • Grade Level: 1 - 4
  • Series: Marc Brown Arthur Chapter Books (Book 8)
  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (August 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316115711
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316115711
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.2 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,449,843 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From School Library Journal

Grade 1-3-When Francine reports that her bike is stolen, her friends rally to find the thief. By Marc Brown.
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.

About the Author

Marc Brown, who was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1946, received great encouragement and support from his grandmother and uncle. Inspired by the books of Maurice Sendak, Brown decided to pursue his ambition of becoming an illustrator. After receiving a B.F.A. in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art, he worked as a TV art director, a professor of mechanical drawing, and a freelance illustrator, before becoming a writer. In his books, he addresses the fears and problems which children face and events like friendship, family, school and pets. For his illustrations, Brown uses pencil with watercolor on a variety of papers to achieve different visual effects. The "Arthur" series, about the everyday adventures of a lovable aardvark, began in 1976 and continues to this day with 25 titles published. Brown has also created other series such as the "Rhymes" series, and the nonfiction "Dinosaur" series, which conveys messages of do's and don'ts. These series, like the stories of Arthur, hold the attention of young children while transporting their imaginations on magical journeys.

More About the Author

Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and co-developer of the children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also created a second book series, featuring D.W., Arthur's little sister, as well as numerous other books for children. Marc Brown lives with his family in Tisbury, Massachusetts on Martha's Vineyard.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Y. Cardona on December 17, 2013
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love these stories and my daughter too like watching them on tv and gets my daughter to enjoy reading and reading them to me
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